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  • Newport News shipyard gets big contract for carrier Kennedy

     Newport News shipyard gets big contract for carrier Kennedy
    In a long-awaited move, the Navy on Friday awarded nearly $4.3 billion to Huntington Ingalls Industries to build the second Ford-class aircraft carrier, the John F. Kennedy. The major piece is a $3.352 billion detail design and construction contract....
  • Mississippi invests in Ingalls Shipbuilding

    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant recently visited Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula to celebrate some good news: a ceremonial bill signing for a $20 million bond bill supporting more investment in the shipyard. Ingalls, a division of Newport News-based...
  • Submarine John Warner completes sea trials

    Submarine John Warner completes sea trials
    From a distance, the Virginia-class submarine rose from the water and cruised smoothly toward Newport News Shipbuilding. Its namesake was there in spirit. “I would give anything to be on the submarine right now,” said John Warner, his voice...
  • Debate: What is the future of aircraft carriers?

    Debate: What is the future of aircraft carriers?
    Jerry Hendrix, a retired Navy captain with 26 years of service, recently published a 2,700-word article in the National Review on aircraft carriers. He looked at cost, capabilities and likely places for future battles. His conclusion, stated near the...
  • Carrier Gerald R. Ford's electromagnetic catapult begins testing

     Carrier Gerald R. Ford's electromagnetic catapult begins testing
    The catapult system that will launch fighter jets off the Navy's newest aircraft carriers entered a new test phase Friday, hurling a weighted sled into the James River under the watchful eyes of sailors and shipbuilders. The test of the...
  • June 08: Feedback from newspaper readers

    High speed contributed to I-64 death, official says Speed was a factor in a crash that killed a teen on Interstate 64 in York County, an official said. The teen lost control when he attempted to exit, ran off the road and struck several trees. Amanda...
  • Virginia shipbuilder gets $4.3B more for Navy contract

    Newport News Shipbuilding has been awarded a nearly $4.3 billion contract by the Navy to ramp up its work on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy. The division of Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Friday that it has received a $3.35...
  • Newport News shipyard christens warehouse

    Newport News shipyard christens warehouse
    Newport News Shipbuilding celebrated another big launch Friday, and it wasn't anywhere near the water. Shipyard employees drove to Hampton to mark the opening of a massive warehouse space off Big Bethel Road, more than a half-million square feet over...
  • Huntington Ingalls weighs in on aircraft carrier competition

    Huntington Ingalls weighs in on aircraft carrier competition
    Competition is good, says the CEO of America's only builder of aircraft carriers. But then again, it might not work that well in his business. Mike Petters, who steers Huntington Ingalls Industries, says a robust competition requires enough business...
  • Hampton Roads firms win defense work

    Hampton Roads firms win defense work
    Huntington Ingalls Industries received defense contract awards last month for both its Newport News and Gulf Coast shipbuilding divisions, while other military work went to firms in Williamsburg, Hampton and Newport News, according to the Defense...
  • Donors love General Assembly incumbents

    Donors love General Assembly incumbents
    In two of the most competitive House of Delegates races in the state — one held by a Newport News Republican and the other by a Williamsburg Democrat — the big money is betting on incumbency. And even when incumbents face an easy —...